BlackRidge Technology Sponsors the New York Institute of Technology Eighth Annual Cybersecurity Conference

BlackRidge Commercial CTO Tony Sager to Deliver Keynote on Securing Commercial Blockchain Networks

Reno, NV – September 26, 2017 BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRTI), a leading provider of next generation cyber defense solutions, is pleased to sponsor and deliver a keynote address at NYIT’s Eighth Annual Cybersecurity Conference, being held at the New York Institute of Technology Auditorium on Broadway in New York City on September 28, 2017.

Presented by NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, the Eighth Annual Cybersecurity Conference brings together cyber experts from academia, business, and government. “The participation of BlackRidge Technology in our annual cybersecurity conference brings an important and needed business perspective to the work that our faculty and students do in NYIT’s classrooms and research laboratories,” said Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., Dean, NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, which convenes the conference.

Tony Sager, CTO Commercial Markets for BlackRidge Technology, will review the academic and industry collaboration with Marist College on blockchain security and how BlackRidge provides additional cyber-attack protection and regulatory compliance benefits for the Hyperledger Blockchain fabric. "Blockchain networks are the foundation for the new distributed digital ledger technology for business transactions,” said Sager. “BlackRidge protects blockchain fabrics from specific threats including: stopping port scanning and reconnaissance, eliminating DOS and DDOS attacks, preventing unauthorized access because of a compromised private key, and network segmentation to separate network traffic from multiple companies on a shared infrastructure.”

Tony Sager is a senior product development executive and CTO with extensive experience in communications, networking, virtualization, big data, and servers. He has built and launched numerous new products and served in various CTO roles for networking product development, alliances and partnerships at Brocade and IBM. At IBM Tony was a Distinguished Engineer and Director specializing in networking products, alliances and partnerships.

About BlackRidge Technology
BlackRidge Technology (OTCQB: BRTI) provides next generation cyber defense solutions that stop cyber-attacks and block unauthenticated access. BlackRidge’s patented First Packet Authentication™ technology was developed for the military to cloak and protect servers and segment networks. BlackRidge Transport Access Control authenticates user and device identity and enforces security policy on the first packet of network sessions. This new level of real-time protection blocks or redirects unidentified and unauthorized traffic to stop attacks and unauthorized access, isolates systems and segments networks, and provides identity attribution. BlackRidge was founded in 2010 to commercialize its military grade and patented network security technology. For more information, visit

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